Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £69,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 941 1058
Rank change year-on-year +132 +117 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 364 267 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 303 241 195
UK median annual salary £69,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.71% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -23.91% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 163,763 169,397 191,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,963 136,760 160,834
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +114 342 £70,000 - 43
London +75 233 £77,500 +10.71% 31
UK excluding London +77 130 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East +66 79 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Scotland -21 18 £50,000 -9.09%
North of England +34 16 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Yorkshire +51 13 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +38 8 £55,000 -
Midlands +22 8 £55,000 -
East of England +13 4 £55,000 -4.35% 2
North West -1 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2
South West -3 2 £52,750 +40.67%
Wales - 2 £43,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 364 (100.00%) Python
2 167 (45.88%) Django
3 140 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 104 (28.57%) Flask
5 102 (28.02%) Linux
6 94 (25.82%) Docker
7 93 (25.55%) PostgreSQL
8 90 (24.73%) SQL
9 87 (23.90%) TDD
10 85 (23.35%) Finance
11 84 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 80 (21.98%) Java
13 74 (20.33%) Microservices
14 69 (18.96%) Software Engineering
15 62 (17.03%) HTML
15 62 (17.03%) Degree
16 61 (16.76%) REST
17 60 (16.48%) DevOps
18 59 (16.21%) CSS
19 58 (15.93%) React
20 55 (15.11%) Git (software)
21 50 (13.74%) AngularJS
21 50 (13.74%) Fintech
22 49 (13.46%) Computer Science
23 47 (12.91%) Mathematics
23 47 (12.91%) Scrum
24 43 (11.81%) PHP
24 43 (11.81%) NumPy
25 42 (11.54%) Pandas

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.30%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (3.30%) Ethereum
3 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 8 (2.20%) Gunicorn
4 7 (1.92%) nginx
5 5 (1.37%) SAS
5 5 (1.37%) uWSGI
6 3 (0.82%) Tornado
7 2 (0.55%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.55%) Luigi
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) IPython
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.30%) Ripple
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.10%) Fastly
5 4 (1.10%) Serverless
5 4 (1.10%) Stackdriver
6 3 (0.82%) GitHub
6 3 (0.82%) SaaS
7 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.55%) Slack
7 2 (0.55%) Trello
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) Heroku
8 1 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.20%) HTTP
2 7 (1.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) DHCP
3 2 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (25.55%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (10.99%) MongoDB
3 37 (10.16%) MySQL
4 31 (8.52%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.59%) Blockchain
6 20 (5.49%) Big Data
7 19 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.57%) Redis
9 8 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.20%) VoltDB
10 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.65%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.10%) BigQuery
11 4 (1.10%) Bigtable
12 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 55 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.67%) Vagrant
4 13 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.20%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.92%) git-flow
8 6 (1.65%) Selenium
9 5 (1.37%) GitLab
9 5 (1.37%) JIRA
10 4 (1.10%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.82%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.82%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.55%) Ant
12 2 (0.55%) Gradle
12 2 (0.55%) Maven
12 2 (0.55%) Subversion
12 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (23.35%) Finance
2 25 (6.87%) Front Office
3 24 (6.59%) Banking
4 17 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (1.65%) Advertising
6 5 (1.37%) Games
7 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Legal
7 4 (1.10%) Marketing
7 4 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Law
8 2 (0.55%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (45.88%) Django
2 104 (28.57%) Flask
3 62 (17.03%) HTML
4 61 (16.76%) REST
5 59 (16.21%) CSS
6 58 (15.93%) React
7 50 (13.74%) AngularJS
8 43 (11.81%) NumPy
9 42 (11.54%) Pandas
10 32 (8.79%) RESTful
11 31 (8.52%) Web Services
12 27 (7.42%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (6.04%) Celery
14 20 (5.49%) SciPy
15 18 (4.95%) .NET
15 18 (4.95%) Node.js
16 17 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (4.67%) J2EE
16 17 (4.67%) J2SE
17 11 (3.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.74%) Fintech
2 49 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 33 (9.07%) Equities
4 28 (7.69%) Derivative
5 27 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (5.77%) Fixed Income
7 18 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (4.12%) Hedge funds
9 14 (3.85%) Algorithms
10 13 (3.57%) Bitcoin
11 12 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (3.30%) Litecoin
11 12 (3.30%) Robotics
12 11 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.65%) Social Media
13 6 (1.65%) User Experience
14 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.82%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 102 (28.02%) Linux
2 7 (1.92%) Unix
3 5 (1.37%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.10%) Android
4 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.90%) TDD
3 74 (20.33%) Microservices
4 69 (18.96%) Software Engineering
5 60 (16.48%) DevOps
6 47 (12.91%) Mathematics
6 47 (12.91%) Scrum
7 36 (9.89%) Mentoring
8 35 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.34%) Web Development
10 33 (9.07%) Analytics
11 31 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (7.97%) BDD
13 28 (7.69%) API Development
14 26 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
15 25 (6.87%) Machine Learning
15 25 (6.87%) OO
16 22 (6.04%) SDLC
17 20 (5.49%) Test Automation
18 19 (5.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 364 (100.00%) Python
2 104 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 90 (24.73%) SQL
4 80 (21.98%) Java
5 43 (11.81%) PHP
6 40 (10.99%) C#
7 34 (9.34%) C++
8 25 (6.87%) Go
9 20 (5.49%) C
10 18 (4.95%) Scala
11 14 (3.85%) Ruby
12 9 (2.47%) Rust
13 8 (2.20%) VBA
14 6 (1.65%) Perl
15 5 (1.37%) Java 8
16 4 (1.10%) PHP 5
17 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.55%) R
17 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 62 (17.03%) Degree
2 24 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.49%) Master's Degree
4 15 (4.12%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.27%) CFA
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 94 (25.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Samba
2 2 (0.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (9.34%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.40%) Terraform
3 10 (2.75%) Ansible
4 5 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (5.49%) Google
2 19 (5.22%) Oracle
3 9 (2.47%) Capita
4 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
5 3 (0.82%) Twitter
6 2 (0.55%) Apigee
6 2 (0.55%) Apple
6 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.55%) NetApp
7 1 (0.27%) ESRI
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.27%) Qualys
7 1 (0.27%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.27%) Sybase
7 1 (0.27%) VMware
7 1 (0.27%) Zend